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Rocky View County communities set to ring in the new year with skating and fireworks on Dec. 31

Rocky View County communities set to ring in the new year with skating and fireworks on Dec. 31

Following some relatively quiet New Years’ Eve celebrations last year, rural towns and communities across Rocky View County are ready to ring in the new year with fireworks and bonfires on Dec. 31.
West Bragg Creek trails suffer damage in recent wind storm

West Bragg Creek trails suffer damage in recent wind storm

Despite the considerable damage to West Bragg Creek’s trail system and ongoing clean-up efforts in the area, people have continued to flock to the popular multi-recreational area to hike, bike, cross-country ski, and snowshoe, according to Conrad Schiebel, president of Bragg Creek Trails (BCT) – the volunteer organization that builds and maintains the trail network.
Aerial spraying for budworm infestation won’t happen in Bragg Creek next year

Aerial spraying for budworm infestation won’t happen in Bragg Creek next year

Rocky View County is hoping a late spring and natural predators will help diminish a growing outbreak of spruce budworm in Bragg Creek because they will not be spraying for the insect in the coming year.
Bragg Creek wind storm leads to lengthy power outages, fatality

Bragg Creek wind storm leads to lengthy power outages, fatality

Several communities in southwest Rocky View County, including Bragg Creek, Redwood Meadows, and the Tsuu T’ina Nation, experienced high winds on Dec. 1, resulting in thousands of toppled trees, long-lasting power outages, damage to critical infrastructure, and a fatality.
UPDATE: Bragg Creek still in midst of power outage

UPDATE: Bragg Creek still in midst of power outage

According to FortisAlberta's website, an unplanned power outage occurred in the area around 11 p.m. on Nov. 30. 
Spirit of Christmas coming to Bragg Creek this Saturday

Spirit of Christmas coming to Bragg Creek this Saturday

The Bragg Creek Community Centre is gearing up for its annual Spirit of Christmas event on Dec. 4, including light displays, holiday markets, and “good old-fashion fun” for young and old alike.
Bragg Creek Chamber of Commerce acclaims new president

Bragg Creek Chamber of Commerce acclaims new president

During its annual general meeting and board election on Nov. 17, the Bragg Creek Chamber of Commerce acclaimed incumbent vice-president Sherri Olsen to take the place of current president Kathleen Burk at the Bragg Creek Community Centre.
Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre performs Nunsense

Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre performs Nunsense

The Swamp Donkey Musical Theatre company in Bragg Creek hosted showings of its adult comedy production Nunsense from Nov. 5 to 7. The company is now preparing for showings of its youth production, Dr. Seussical Jr., from Nov. 25 to 28.
GoFundMe pages set up for Bragg Creek family that lost home

GoFundMe pages set up for Bragg Creek family that lost home

Residents of Bragg Creek have been showing their support for a local family that is picking up the pieces after their new home was lost to a fire earlier this month.
RVC to develop strategy to combat budworm infestation

RVC to develop strategy to combat budworm infestation

With spruce budworm infestation continuing to be a problem in the southwest communities of Rocky View County (RVC), especially in Bragg Creek, RVC council has voted to research and develop a plan to combat future infestations.
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